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Chicago Jewish Federation Launches $2,447,000 Drive at Special Dinner

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago launched its 1962 campaign for $2,447,000 in direct contributions at a dinner attended by several hundred business, industrial and professional leaders. Lawrence A. Wien, president of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Greater New York, was the guest speaker.

Others attending the dinner were the members of the boards of the Federation and of its 12 medical and social welfare agencies, the federation’s women’s division, young people’s division and 30 leaders and workers in the 1962 campaign. Mortimer B. Harris, campaign general chairman, briefly outlined the goals of the campaign.